In The Know

Fairmont Launches Presidential Cocktail Poll

August 11, 2016

Fairmont Washington, D.C. Georgetown has launched an unofficial “Presidential Cocktail Poll.” 

 

The hotel’s Lobby Bar is offering a choice of two cocktails, The Democrat and The Republican, to predict the results of the 2016 presidential election.   The votes, number of blue and red cocktails sold, will be tallied weekly and posted in the lobby and on social media.  Both cocktails are priced at $14 each and come with a party affiliated swizzle sticks.

 

The Democrat

Blue Curacao, St. Germain and Prosecco

Garnished with a Cherry

 

The Republican

Chambord, St. Germain and Prosecco

Garnished with a Lemon Twist

 

The Fairmont's Lobby Bar and Loggia Lounge, at 2401 M Street NW, is open daily from 11:00 am until 11:30 pm.

 


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Graham Hotel Georgetown Sells for $37 Million

July 7, 2016

The recently renovated Graham Hotel Georgetown has been sold to Legacy Hotel Group LLC for $37 million. this, according to Washington Business Journal. When it opened in April 2013, the seven-floor hotel included 30 guest rooms and 27 suites (Monticello, the previous hotel, had 38 guest quarters) and showcased a roof-top bar with scenic views of Georgetown.

 

In the city, only Capella Washington D.C., now Rosewood at $1.3 million per key tops Graham's per-key price of $649,122.  

 

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Isabel Manalo at Addison/Ripley Fine Art

June 21, 2016

Addison/Ripley Fine Art presents their third exhibition of work by artist Isabel Manalo. "Unscripted, Naturally" focuses on the artist's exploration of language and pattering in combination with her recognizable, unique presentation of the abstracted landscape. 

 

The exhibition brings together the artist's love for language, calligraphy, collage and the process of abstract expressionism all together in this new suite of paintings as a dedication to her cross cultural heritage and identity as a Filipino American. 

 

"Unscripted, Naturally" will be on view at Addison/Ripley from June 3 - July 16, with an opening reception scheduled for Saturday, June 11, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

 

Addison/Ripley Fine Art is located at 1670 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.


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